Changing Lives. Changing the World.


Embracing the example of Jesus, we welcome you here with hearts
that know no boundaries of age, race, gender, ethnicity,
sexual orientation, ability, or economic circumstance. 

February 28 is All We Can Sunday. We encourage you to join us for worship online or in person. 

“Do it all for the glory of God!” – 1 Corinthians 10:31

Livestream Service Times

Worship in the Sanctuary – 9:30 a.m. Sunday

Worship in the Christian Life Center – 9:30 a.m. Sunday

Berkley First Worship – 10:00 Sunday

Reserve Your Spot Each Week for Indoor Worship

We have plans in place to make this a meaningful and safe experience for all who attend. We look forward to welcoming you to worship!

Join us on Sundays at 10:15 a.m. for informal conversation and fellowship! Say hello to friends from church. Meet others with whom you share faith. Build community. 

Meeting ID: 811 4446 7807
Passcode: 012440
By telephone – 312-626-6799 and enter the Meeting ID and Passcode.

From Ash Wednesday to Holy Week to Easter Sunday, Birmingham First offers many activities to enrich and deepen your journey through Lent. 

Click here for more information. 

Birmingham and Berkley First are supporting UMCOR in responding to the winter storm in Texas. Please join us in prayer for the areas affected and consider a gift to UMCOR Disaster Response.

Click here for more information. 

We invite you to participate in our small groups that are meeting online. 

You can now submit prayer requests online. We also offer many devotion resources.

We provide parent resources, Sunday School, and Preschool to 5th-grade worship.

Do you need help? Are you available to help? Let us know how you would like to help.

What's New

Book Drive

Spread the joy of reading! Multicultural Family Center Book Drive Birmingham First’s Church & Society Ministry is sponsoring an all-church book drive as part of our ongoing support of the Pontiac-based nonprofit Multicultural Family Center which provides family-focused support services including health care, substance abuse intervention, confronting domestic violence, parenting education, English as a second...
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Easter Egg Hunt Volunteers Needed

Volunteers Needed to host April 3 Easter Egg Hunt Many busy bunnies are needed to stuff plastic eggs with candy and trinkets and assist in hosting our first every community Easter Egg Hunt on our front lawn. Sign Up Here to Volunteer All volunteers must wear a mask. If you have any questions, please contact...
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March Madness for Missions

We’re so excited that the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is back this year.  That means it’s time again for March Madness for Missions! Selection Sunday is March 14th, so make sure to sign up to get a bracket or two for our annual March Madness for Missions contest.  Will you be rooting for the pace-setting...
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UMCOR Disaster Relief – Texas

Birmingham and Berkley First are supporting UMCOR in responding to the winter storm in Texas. Please join us in prayer for the areas affected and consider a gift to UMCOR Disaster Response. 100% of your donation will go to disaster response. Donate online, by text, or check. Online: Click here and designate your donation as UMCOR....
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Family Lent Devotion

Weekly Family Lent Devotions

During Lent, Children and Family Ministries is providing a weekly Friday Lent devotion for families. Each weekly email will have a video, scripture, reflection, discussion questions, activity, coloring page, and prayer.
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Desert Sisters Retreat – Save the Date

Save the Dates September 21-24, 2021 Northport Bay Retreat House Desert Sisters will return to the shores of Lake Michigan for our annual retreat on September 21-24, 2021. We invite you to save the dates and look for more information in late winter/early spring. Hope you are able to join us on the journey!
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Lent Book Study

All Church Lent Study 

Have you ever wondered Why Easter Matters? This is the question we will be addressing in each of our worshiping communities in March. During the All-Church Lent Study, we will utilize the book Why Easter Matters, by Andy Stanley. We will look at four Biblical stories of resilience from people whose lives intersected Jesus’ life in the...
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Snowmen and Hot Cocoa

Join us for snowmen building & hot cocoa Sat, February 27, 1:00-2:30 p.m. on the front lawn & east parking lot of Birmingham First to enjoy socially distanced fellowship with a firepit! Be sure to bring items to decorate your snowmen, such as sticks, rocks, a carrot, old mittens or hats, charcoal, etc… Hope to...
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